Two IAF helicopters crash midair in Gujarat, 9 killed

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  1. K Factor

    K Factor A Concerned Indian Senior Member

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    Two IAF helicopters crash midair in Gujarat, 9 killed - The Times of India


    RIP. :(
     
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    Very sad news... RIP to dead...
     
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    Very sad, RIP to dead.
     
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    Very sad. I wonder how did the pilots lose control over a helicopter in a VFR flight scenario.

    Helos are difficult beasts but there is clearly a gap in our training methods as we have one of the highest crash rates in military around the world.

    May the deceased find eternal peace in the hereafter.
     
  6. W.G.Ewald

    W.G.Ewald Defence Professionals/ DFI member of 2 Defence Professionals

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    Seems like large crews (4 - 5 each aircraft) for a bombing mission. Is that normal?
     
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    Mi-17

    Mil Mi-17 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

     
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    RIP.

    Sources are saying that norms may have been violated. Obviously very early to say anything.
     
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    2-pilot+co-pilot
    1-Navigator+Radio operator+gunner
    1-weapon system operator+gunner
     
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    RIP

    Very rare such incidents.
     
  12. EzioAltaïr

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    RIP to the dead jawans.
     
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    Rest In Peace..
     
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    "Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal".
    Flt Lt Srejit Malore lost his life last day during MI -17s mid-air collision in Jamnagar.
    Rest in Peace brother.
     
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    What a bad start for a day it was when I first read this news in the news paper today morning. Feeling very sad for our brave soldiers. My condolences to our shahid soldiers and their families. RIP
     
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    very sad :(

    RIP
     
  18. acetophenol

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    may the shaheed rest in peace
     
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    Rest in Peace.
     
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    Hamesha Amar Rahe

    Om Shanti Shanti

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